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    Support Engineering Officers

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​MPI have a requirement for Support Development Engineers to be based in Deeside Flintshire.

These roles are for approx 6 months.

Approx 37 hours per week

Salary to be discussed on application.


This role is part of a team that provide engineering solutions for both planned and emergent work: providing governance, engineering technical instruction, guidance and continuous support both internally and to the customer. 
The team provides compliant design and drawing office functionality for the business in support of the delivery to internal and external customers.
1. Undertaking the role of engineering governance for our Client to other departments and teams. 
2. Providing engineering input to the NSP Stage and Gate process, giving instruction of the requirements to comply with MOD policy and legislation. 
3. Developing and introduction of emergent and planned task capability: 
Overseeing engineering risk assessments for new and/or modified task capability. 
Undertaking engineering investigations, feasibility studies and creation of associated results                     reports. 
Deriving the solution concept 
Developing concept to a design solution 
Designing manufacturing and testing of prototypes     
Developing test and repair processes and inserting these into technical documentation 
4. Investigating and resolving Engineering Request for Change (RFCs) raised by internal customers. 
5. Providing subject matter expertise as a point of contact for both internal and external customers carrying out activities such as our Clients Tasking Agreement work (MOD Contracts), off site visits and customer meetings.
6. Managing engineering projects to defined timescales, negotiating changes in deadline as necessary due to delays in information and materials, through to completion. 
7. Identifying problem areas, improvement initiatives and implementing solutions as part of a team. 
8. Complying with the procedures contained within both the clients Business System and the Military Aviation Authority (MAA) Regulatory Publications. 
9. Producing Bill of Materials, comprising components and materials, during the production of engineering drawings as part of the development process.
10. Researching the materials and components listed in the Bill of Materials with consideration to environment of use, cost effectiveness, availability, lead times and project delivery date while liaising with Commercial, Operations, Procurement and the Customer in order to facilitate the release of an offer to the Customer.
11. Providing engineering governance and control of the ERP system to ensure business compliance to Approved Source Information.

To understand customer requests and interpret them in a way that gives full compliance to the customer demand while complying with all relevant standards. 
Extensive knowledge of applicable British, European and international standards and legislation and the ability to apply and pre-empt the potential implications from this. 
The ability to communicate technical information to a broad range of internal and external customers adjusting language and tone to suit audience. 
Project Management skills such as risk management and stakeholder management. 
Attain ‘Support Engineer’ role and gain knowledge of the ERP system and how changes to routes/instructions/BoMs affect production and to understand the implications of delegation levels to production and product assurance.